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Moonves: CBS 'can go OTT' if Aereo wins at Supreme Court

In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo takes a look at how CBS CEO Les Moonves warned attendees at an investor conference that the network could launch its own online video platform if Aereo succeeds in defending copyright infringement lawsuits that have been filed by CBS and other broadcasters.

Verizon's McAdam: FiOS drives up consumer wireline margins

Verizon may have made the final curtain call on FiOS expansion in Greenfield markets, but it is the telco's wireline revenue growth engine in areas where it currently provides the fiber-based service, CEO and Chairman Lowell McAdam told investors on Tuesday.

CenturyLink's Ewing: We're evaluating other areas for FTTH

CenturyLink continues to see upside with the fiber to the home broadband service it offers in Las Vegas and Omaha and hopes to apply what it has learned in other markets.

Frontier's Jureller: We won't spend a lot of capital expanding FiOS

Frontier may be seeing some signs of FiOS video and broadband growth, but don't expect the telco to make a big update or expansion of its fiber anytime soon.

Verizon's McAdam: New FiOS markets are not in the cards

Lowell McAdam, CEO and chairman of Verizon, put another nail into the FiOS expansion idea, saying at an investor conference on Monday that the carrier will continue to focus on expanding service availability in existing markets.

Windstream's Gardner: We're ready to start looking at acquisitions again

Windstream may still have work to do to integrate Paetec's assets into its fold, but CEO Jeff Gardner says that they are ready to begin searching for assets that would complement its growing enterprise service business.

Cincinnati Bell's Fox: We're growing strategic business revenues organically

Cincinnati Bell may be putting a greater emphasis on growing strategic business services such as Ethernet, but the telco can achieve its goals without making multimillion-dollar purchases, its chief financial officer told investors.

Verizon's Shammo: We won't buy other providers to expand internationally

Verizon sees continual momentum for expanding its enterprise services outside of the United States, but according to Fran Shammo, EVP and CFO, the telco can do it without having to purchase other service providers.

Cincinnati Bell's Fox: 20 Mbps is our most popular Fioptics tier

Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics fiber to the home network has become the regional telco's savior in its wireline business, passing over 258,000 homes and businesses at the end of Q3 2013.

Frontier's Wilderotter: We need to earn the right to do any more M&A

Frontier Communications is aware that there are still opportunities to scale via acquisitions of other service providers, but today it remains focused on growing its business organically, the telco's chairman and CEO told investors.